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Relational Ministry Team Leaders Needed

Mid-Hudson Love In the Name of Christ seeks three volunteers to serve as the Leadership Team for local Love INC Relational Ministry. Team members must be committed Christians with a heart for ministry with low-income people – building hope and resiliency. Team members must have leadership gifts, excellent communication skills, good computer skills, and capacity to work both independently and as a team. Training will be provided at the National Love INC headquarters in March, 2018. A full description of the Leadership Team responsibilities (which will be shared between members according to their giftedness) is available at your church office, through your Love INC Church Liaison, or at 845-471-0102 or info@mhlinc.org.  Applications accepted November 1, 2017 – January 10, 2018. Job Description

Consider Your Interests, Skills & Your Schedule

If you are a dedicated pray-er and want to pray for hurting people…

  • Volunteers receive weekly confidential prayer requests to intercede for people in need
  • Sometimes a neighbor in need is assigned a Prayer Buddy who will call and pray with them on a regular basis

If you are available weekdays and want to help in the Clearinghouse…

CopierPicsThe Clearinghouse is at 226 Church Street in Poughkeepsie and is the place where people in need first ‘meet’ Love INC via the phone.

  • Volunteers serve M, W, Th mornings on the phones speaking directly with people in need and making follow-up verification calls
  • Volunteers help with computer work, filing, copying, personal note-writing
  • Volunteers help keep client records up-to-date

If you are available weekdays and want to get involved with Gap Ministries ‘behind the scenes’…

  • Volunteers pick-up and sort donations
  • Volunteers pack boxes and bags with good-condition donated items to address the clients’ needs
  • Volunteers repair, reupholster, & paint some donations

If you want to be involved directly with people in need…

  • IMG_0590Volunteers deliver items to individuals at their homes and have the opportunity to meet and pray together
  • Volunteers are paired with selected clients to serve as encouraging partners (Community LINC Volunteer)
  • Volunteers are paired with isolated, homebound individuals for regular visits and encouragement
  • Volunteers teach practical life skills classes

If you have specific expertise and  interest in serving the organization …

  • 038Volunteers plan and execute Fund-Raising and Friend-Raising events
  • Volunteers create posters, brochures, press releases, short stories, reports, grant proposals
  • Volunteers strengthen the organizational base building bridges with more partner churches and cultivating business support
  • Volunteers serve on the Board of Directors and lead standing Committees